Meet Dr. Tsai
withDr. Jeannie Tsai is a fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, is a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician by the American Board of Medical Specialties, and is a fully licensed physician and surgeon. Dr. Tsai completed her fellowship at Harvard Medical School and received her Masters of Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health. She studied Internal Medicine at UCLA/Wadsworth VA and Emergency Medicine at Los Angeles County University of Southern California. For three years, she worked in the emergency department at one of the largest trauma centers in the country, Los Angeles County General Hospital.
She has been practicing medicine in California since 1997 and opened her Los Angeles laser clinic in 2001, specializing in tattoo removal. She has been treating patients at her own private practice in San Francisco since 2005. Dr. Tsai has studied with internationally known laser experts Dr. Eliot Battle, MD, and Dr. Monte O. Harris, MD, and has studied laser medicine and cosmetic aesthetic medicine extensively, and has focused her efforts on the challenges and intricacies of treating people of color and darker skin tones skin. Dr. Tsai is an avid athlete, and has completed more than 60 marathons and four Ironman triathlons. She also dedicates her time and skills to assisting on medical missions all around the globe, specifically in places where they are in desperate need of medical care and assistance. She has been part of many medical missions, a few are highlighted below.
In March 2020, upon the arrival of the COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders, Dr. Tsai was off to New York City with donated medical supplies in hand to volunteer at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx during the worst of the Coronavirus outbreak. Working 12 to 24 hour shifts for 6 weeks side by side with other health care heroes, they responded to the pandemic crisis as essential front line medical workers. In January 2010, Dr. Tsai traveled to Africa to volunteer with FAME Africa. FAME is an organization which helps bring first world medicine to underprivileged areas in East Africa. The organization was founded in 2002 and has since expanded enough to open an Outpatient clinic in Tanzania. To find out more or donate your time, check out FAME Africa. In July of 2015, Dr. Tsai once again traveled to Africa, to volunteer with White Coat Brigade, a medical brigade that teams up with Out of the Ashes, a group who volunteer to help a community living in the village of Korah, located in Ethiopia. Her first visit there was in January 2015. She was so affected by this community, she returned again in 2016. In 2018, Dr. Tsai went to Vietnam to volunteer her time and skills with Good Samaritan Medical Dental Ministry. She had the opportunity to save lives and improve the quality of people’s lives, thus renewing her love of medicine. Another organization that Dr. Tsai volunteers with, Flying Doctors of America, organizes medical missions throughout the world. Please click on these links for more information on how to donate or volunteer. Dr. Tsai is happy to help local schools and charities by donating her services to auctions. Please ask us for details.